Pizza Counting

Dobson, C. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 5.0 Description This is a nonfiction text that helps kids explore fractions and decimals. It explains fractions and decimals as they relate to pizza. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 5.0 Use in Class Since this is a children’s book with a low readability level, I would use this text […]

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How Math Works

Vorderman, C. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 10.2 Description <strong>“Fractions and Decimals” (How Math Works, pg. 34)</strong> This is a nonfiction text that tells the history of fractions and decimals. It explains how fractions and decimals came to be used in the world of mathematics and how they work. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 10.2 Use […]

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Journey Through the World of Numbers

Dyke, J. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 7.0 Description This narrative story explains the real number system and the specific classifications of numbers within the real number system. It helps students understand the difference between irrational and rational numbers and the special types of rational numbers including natural numbers, whole numbers, and integers. Readability Flesch Kincaid […]

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“So you think you can’t understand Spanish? – Identifying cognates”

“So you think you can’t understand Spanish? – Identifying cognates” This power point describes what exactly cognates are. In the beginning of the year, this power point should be used to remind students what exactly cognates are. It is also important that Spanish 2 students understand how to use cognates when reading. While cognates are […]

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Explanation on This is Language (TIL):

Explanation on This is Language (TIL): Reading Comprehension and Interpretive Listening Connections             This is Language is a resource that the county pays for for foreign language students. Each school is given an allotted number of TIL accounts that they then create for students. I’ve attached information from the TIL website about the ACTFL World-Readiness […]

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“La Rutina Diara de Eduardo”

“La Rutina Diara de Eduardo” This is a very short, teacher created, reading about the daily routine of Eduardo. It begins with him waking up and completing his morning routine. It discusses the times he goes to school but doesn’t involve in depth information about his school day. It ends with him going home and […]

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